Police looking for M train platform groper


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of the NYPD

M trains riders beware, there is a pervert on the platform. Cops are looking to identify a suspect who has grabbed the buttocks and private parts of five different women from Feb. 5 to July 30, while the women were standing at the Grand Avenue or Elmhurst Avenue subway stations. The females were between ages […]

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PHOTOS: Ridgewood residents bid farewell to community garden under tracks


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RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photos by Kelly Marie Mancuso

After a nearly two-month-long battle with the MTA to keep the garden gates open, local supporters and volunteers paid a final farewell to the Ridgewood Community Garden on Monday night with a barbecue and garden party.

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Volunteers still locked out of Ridgewood community garden


| editorial@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photo via Facebook/Ridgewood Community Garden

The Ridgewood Community Garden has been padlocked since late June, when the MTA first issued a vacate order prohibiting access to the land beneath the M train tracks between Woodbine Street and Woodward Avenue.

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Local group fights to preserve Ridgewood garden


| editorial@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photos courtesy of Clark Fitzgerald/Ridgewood Community Garden

When a small group of local organizers first saw a dormant stretch of land beneath the M train line between Woodbine Street and Woodward Avenue, they envisioned a community space brimming with agriculture, urban farming and educational programs.

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EXCLUSIVE: Councilwoman envisions light rail line between Glendale and LIC


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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Hoping to give commuters another public transit alternative, City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley is calling for light rail service between Glendale and Long Island City on the Long Island Rail Road’s Montauk branch, which currently offers only freight service.

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